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May 2018

Where did the name PO-BOY come from and why?


In the city where the “Po-boy”, or as some say “Poor Boy”, originated, where did the name of the beloved “Po-boy” come from and why? These culinary treats can be made with meats and cheeses, or seafood. If the wait staff asks you [...]

Where did the name PO-BOY come from and why?2018-05-11T10:06:48-05:00

April 2018

What is a Poached Oyster?


When we refer to oysters being poached, we’re not referring to thieves stealing oysters from oyster beds. Rather, we’re referring to a cooking method where the oysters are cooked in a liquid without their shells. There are as many poached oyster recipes as there [...]

What is a Poached Oyster?2018-04-03T10:30:08-05:00

March 2018

Your wedding reception buffet style or sit down dinner?


It’s a New Orleans tradition to serve the food buffet style with passed hors d’oeuvres throughout the reception. However, that’s not how receptions are conducted in the rest of the country. When you’re having a destination wedding in New Orleans, you might want to [...]

Your wedding reception buffet style or sit down dinner?2018-03-12T10:15:31-05:00

February 2018

What makes Mulate’s Family-Style dining so special?


 It’s a time to relax and enjoy the company of your family, all the while having a party in your mouth. In Louisiana, families are very close-knit and sharing meals as a family is sacred. Family-style dining refers to ordering a variety [...]

What makes Mulate’s Family-Style dining so special?2018-02-10T10:29:50-06:00

January 2018

2018 Mardi Gras Parades and Events near Mulate’s


2018 Mardi Gras Parades Although Carnival season and the 2018 Mardi Gras Parades actually kicks off on January 6th each year, Mardi Gras Day is Tuesday, February 13, 2018. All of the major New Orleans parades on the Uptown route are the 2 weeks prior [...]

2018 Mardi Gras Parades and Events near Mulate’s2018-01-04T11:04:43-06:00

November 2017

Tiffa’s Seasoning Blend


Homemade spice mixes are the perfect last minute gift. They are very quick, inexpensive to make, and thoughtful. It is a kitchen item that we seem to just take for granted, especially in New Orleans, but it truly is a unique gift. Package a [...]

Tiffa’s Seasoning Blend2017-11-29T12:17:16-06:00

NOLA Over The Edge


Are you ready to experience the adventure of a lifetime? In New Orleans, we have lots of fun from Mardi Gras Parades to Swamp Tours, but have you ever thought about rappelling down a 25 story  building? Whether you are fearless or looking to overcome [...]

NOLA Over The Edge2017-11-27T10:26:22-06:00

October 2017

VooDoo Fest 2017


If you like music, The VooDoo Fest will be a dream come true. Every year, it seems like the VooDoo Fest gets bigger and better. It is a festival that brings music lovers, food lovers, and of course Halloween Costume revelers to City Park. The [...]

VooDoo Fest 20172017-10-25T14:29:41-05:00

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